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Rebuilt Engines Offer Drivers Eco- and Cost-Friendly Choice

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Auto repair can get pricey, and sometimes even with endless cash repairing an extremely damaged engine just doesn’t make financial sense or may not even be possible. If you have a destroyed engine, you’re probably thinking it’s time for a new car. And, even though that is a reasonable choice, it’s an expensive choice, and thankfully, it’s not your only option.

According to the experts at, drivers who need to replace their dead engine with a working engine could benefit from considering a remanufactured engine, which offers drivers a cost-effective alternative option for car buyers. And, because the remanufactured engine is essentially recycled, it’s a satisfactory option for car buyers looking for an environmentally-friendly solution.

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Drivers who opt for a remanufactured engine will not only save money on the price of a new vehicle, but also on their insurance rates.

“Repowering a typical car or truck with a rebuilt – remanufactured engine costs between $2,250 to $4,000 or about 10 percent to 20 percent of the cost of a new vehicle. Additional savings in annual insurance costs can also be significant compared to purchasing a new vehicle,” report the experts.

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Not only is using a recycled engine better for Mother Earth, according to the experts, a remanufactured engine, as long as it regularly maintained, has the potential life comparable to a new engine.

“A rebuilt engine not only reuses and recycles an engine, but it eliminates the energy needed to process discarded car engines and vehicles as well as conserving energy and resources required to manufacture new engines,” reports the experts at “Due to redesigning and better quality parts, many times a remanufactured engine will be more efficient than when it was originally installed brand new.”

If your engine has powered its last mile, and you’re not ready or willing to give up on your car, talk to an automotive professional about a remanufactured engine.

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